Inspiration Shut at Hand
George Van Hook
Iris 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
In reaction to our “Inspiration Shut at Hand” phone for paintings created in artists’ gardens or other personalized spaces, we acquired these five visuals from artist, George Van Hook. Even though inspiration can be discovered far and broad, quite a few of us have found “diamonds in own backyard”, primarily all through the confinement of the pandemic. There can be wonderful resourceful rewards to painting a a lot more personal and personal planet through the modifications of light-weight and period.
The Flower Farm 12 x 16″ Oil © George Van Hook
George wrote to us, “I commonly devote a fantastic portion of the summer time months portray the figure in the quite a few wonderful flower gardens that encircle our dwelling in Upstate New York. We have lived in this article for just about thirty-5 decades, and from the extremely starting it was our intention to make the encompassing landscape a haven for painting. That, coupled with the delightful existence of our have a few daughters, and with their several close friends, intended that I would under no circumstances deficiency for topics or products!
I have carefully savored the several years of do the job, and, wanting back again around the many paintings that I have completed below, it is a joy to observe the development of both equally the gardens, and the wonderful family and good friends that have specified me so quite a few hrs of inspiration.”
In the Garden 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
Afternoon Reading 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
A Peaceful Moment 30 x 24″ Oil © George Van Hook
You can see more of Van Hook’s operate at George Van Hook Good Artwork, or read our earlier job interview with him at Voices of Encounter – George Van Hook.
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